Headed for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook PCs
Samsung has started mass producing the industry's first NVMe PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package, for use in next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook PCs.
With TR150, VT180 and RD400 SSDs
Although there were no new products, OCZ took an opportunity to show its new Toshiba-OCZ branded SSD lineup at Computex 2016, showing both the new VT180 and TR150 SSDs and the recently launched high-end RD400 series SSDs.
Coming in PCIe/NVMEe, SATA and M.2 and 2.5-inch form-factors
Micron has announced its first client- and OEM-oriented solid-state drives based on 3D NAND, the Micron 1100 and Micron 2100 series.
Up to 512GB of NAND flash
Samsung has begun mass producing a new SSD which is smaller than a postage stamp.
Priced at US $149.99
Samsung has added a new 500GB model to its budget-oriented 750 EVO SSD lineup, which comes with Samsung's MGX controller and is based on 16nm TLC NAND.
Based on Toshiba's 15nm MLC NAND
Toshiba has launched its new OCZ RD400 SSD series which will be the first consumer NVMe/M.2 SSD that will ship in capacities reaching 1TB but also the first SSD launched in the new Toshiba - OCZ brand.
Marvell controller with TLC NAND
Kingston Digital, the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, has announced that it has started to ship its new "ultra value" UV400 SSD series.
SSD is king
HDD shipments across the board for all HDD applications were down 12.3 per cent over the prior quarter, despite the fact that the average HDD capacities increased.
AMD has released a new lineup of Radeon-themed SSDs, which it claims combines great value with good performance.
High capacity storage key to multi-media
As UHD tellies promise that huge amounts of data will need to be shifted the question of how to do it fast enough is being answered by a new generation of SSDs based around Thunderbolt.